Time Changes, Exact Time and Time Zones

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Public Comments In Ontario, the legislation that governs daylight saving time is the Time Act, and is the responsibility of the Attorney General
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Alternate Name Clock change / Daylight Saving Time
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Description (Service) This topic record covers Daylight Saving Time and Standard Time, how to find exact time, and international time zone charts. 
 
TIME CHANGES: 
* Daylight Saving Time begins second Sunday in March at 2 am (move clock ahead one hour) 
* Standard Time begins first Sunday in November at 2 am (move clock back one hour)  
 
EXACT TIME IN CANADA:  
In Canada, official time is determined by the National Research Council's atomic clocks. 
National Research Council official time can be found by:  
* Java Web Clock (requires Java applet), see here  
* telephone talking clock 613-745-1576  
* official 1 pm time signal, broadcast daily on CBC Radio English network (12 noon on French network) 
 
TIME AND TIME ZONES AROUND THE WORLD:  
See World Clock Time Zone Chart here.
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Areas Served Canada ; Not Limited
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not required.
Languages English
Fees None
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Service Categories Time/Temperature/Weather Information Lines

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